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23 Nov 2015 description
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Humanitarian responses often involve large numbers of national and international actors. New ALNAP paper looks at the various ways different organisations work together at the country level.
01 Oct 2015 description
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The system has in many ways reached its limits, and a combination of more resources, continued incremental improvements and radical thinking is needed to make it more flexible and adaptable, says ALNAP's latest report.
08 May 2015 description
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A new paper looks at lessons drawn from previous comparable disasters and seeks to provide invaluable information and assistance to the operational agencies responding to the crisis.
18 Feb 2015 description
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Paper looks at how organisations work together at country level; considers relations between organisations as well as among multiple organisations, in preparation for ALNAP annual meeting.
02 Jan 2015 description
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The Standby Task Force is currently providing remote based support and guidance, developing data products as requested by field teams, and working out open data standards.
11 Dec 2014 description
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A new paper attempts to identify the issues and challenges relating to the evaluation of protection work carried out by humanitarian actors, including those both with and without a specific protection mandate.
07 Oct 2014 description
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Engaging with and being accountable to affected people should be part of any humanitarian worker’s DNA. A new ALNAP study summarises current understandings of methods and approaches.
18 Sep 2014 description
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A new case study highlights the use of technology to enhance and expand communication and feedback loops as a distinctive feature of IFRC's work in Haiti following the 2010 Earthquake.
30 Jul 2014 description
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A new ALNAP report recommends that in any emergency response agencies should explicitly clarify the respective role and level of accountability of the organisation, the country director/representative and the country leadership team.
03 Jul 2014 description
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A new paper presents lessons learned from flood responses in developing countries. It is intended for people working in relief and recovery operations who have to decide if, when and how to intervene after a flood.
24 Mar 2014 description
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ALNAP study explores the ways governments use lessons learned to improve their humanitarian response activities, focusing on current practices, challenges, and collaboration.
22 Mar 2014 description
The research looks at what makes humanitarian actions work effectively and focuses on bringing different perspectives from those of crisis-affected people into the conversation.
21 Feb 2014 description
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Lack of evidence makes humanitarian action less effective, less ethical and less accountable. Yet the debate around evidence in the humanitarian sector is only starting.
15 Jan 2014 description
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A new paper explores how to adapt humanitarian responses so that they can be more successful when undertaken against a context of urban violence.
04 Dec 2013 description
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The Portal brings together a range of relevant information, discussion and analysis. The content should be of interest to those involved in learning and evaluation, humanitarian policy and operations.
28 Oct 2013 description
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A new study provides insights from humanitarian evaluation practitioners and presents a simple framework on strengthening humanitarian evaluation capacities.
20 Sep 2013 description
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New research in Bangladesh, Afghanistan and the Philippines shares some vital lessons on how national humanitarian actors can approach collaboration and create meaningful networks.
31 Jul 2013 description
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Literature review identifies three approaches to leadership: ‘exceptional-individual’, structured, and collaborative. Elements from each could be incorporated into a distinctive humanitarian model of leadership.
29 May 2013 description
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As humanitarian evaluation practice becomes ever more vital in an increasingly diverse and complex system, this guide offers urgently needed support.
13 May 2013 description
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Recurrent collective failures to respond decisively in the face of strong evidence of impending crises, such as drought in the Horn of Africa, highlight the point that generating such evidence is only one part of the challenge.